Thur Nov 18, 2010
Mister Ron’s Basement # 1809
When it comes to good funny stories that make no pretension of being anything but, we always turn to the gems from Max Adeler.
Max Adeler often would publish a funny story, then re-write it later, often making the tales even funnier in the process. Today we offer two extremely similar stories from 1872 and 1873, involving a young man saving a drowning woman. We’ll call both tales ‘The Rescue.’
Time: approx five and a half minutes
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